200 episodes

If you like Mixergy, Reboot, Jerry Colonna and other podcasts that focus on the mental and emotional side of startups, you'll love Zen Founder. Join Sherry Walling on this weekly show about staying sane while starting up. Sherry (@zenfounder) is a psychologist with expertise in trauma work and has endured 21 years of marriage to a serial founder.

ZenFounder Sherry Walling

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 80 Ratings

If you like Mixergy, Reboot, Jerry Colonna and other podcasts that focus on the mental and emotional side of startups, you'll love Zen Founder. Join Sherry Walling on this weekly show about staying sane while starting up. Sherry (@zenfounder) is a psychologist with expertise in trauma work and has endured 21 years of marriage to a serial founder.

    Episode 316: You might need a little help. How to hire a VA with Trivinia Barber

    Episode 316: You might need a little help. How to hire a VA with Trivinia Barber

    In this episode Sherry interviews author, speaker, and founder of Priority VA Trivinia Barber to answer the question “how to ask for help”? Trivina helps high performing executives, entrepreneurs , and leaders get connected to the help they need to make their businesses and lives run more smoothly.
    Touching Two Worlds

    • 27 min
    Episode 315: Entrepreneurs and the Launch- Dips, Mirrors and the Power of Relationships

    Episode 315: Entrepreneurs and the Launch- Dips, Mirrors and the Power of Relationships

    Creating and sharing things are at the heart of entrepreneurship. With the release date of Sherry’s new book “Touching Two Worlds” upcoming, she talks about some of the things she’s learned from this launch. Some of the topics covered are the power of relationships, managing your own mindset, and the importance of being strategic on what feedback you let in and what feedback you should disengage with.
    Touching Two Worlds: A Guide for Finding Hope in the Landscape of Loss

    • 20 min
    Episode 314: Summer of Love - 5 tips to Reboot Romance this Summer

    Episode 314: Summer of Love - 5 tips to Reboot Romance this Summer

    Relationship expert Brooke Bergman hosts the podcast this week to talk about creating the summer of love. She shares tips on how to nurture, create, and ignite more passion and love in your relationship. She also shares her own unique approach to couples “date night” and what you can do to improve your routine.

    • 25 min
    Episode 313: Summer of Sanity: Dying To Be a Good Parent w/ Heather Chauvin

    Episode 313: Summer of Sanity: Dying To Be a Good Parent w/ Heather Chauvin

    In this episode Sherry talks with author, TEDx speaker, and storyteller Heather Chauvin about how she reshaped her outlook on life and how she wanted to show up as a mother after being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. They talk about raising teens and some core concepts on parenting from her book “dying to be a good mother”.
    Heather’s Book
    Heather’s Podcast

    • 27 min
    Episode 312: Psychedelics to Heal the Injuries of War with Amber Capone

    Episode 312: Psychedelics to Heal the Injuries of War with Amber Capone

    In this episode Sherry talks with Amber Capone, Co-Founder of VETS: Veterans Exploring Treatment Solutions, Inc. VETS is nonprofit providing for U.S. military veterans seeking psychedelic-assisted therapy. Amber tells the story of her husband, who is a former U.S. Navy SEAL, and his struggle of transitioning to civilian life, dealing with depression and PTSD, and the journey of fail treatments until they finally found something that worked.
    VETS

    • 31 min
    Episode 311: One Company's Strategy to Support their Ukraine-Based Team, with Andrew Amann

    Episode 311: One Company's Strategy to Support their Ukraine-Based Team, with Andrew Amann

    In this episode Sherry interviews Andrew Amann, CEO of NineTwoThree Digital Ventures, an agency that builds apps for mobile and web. Whats interesting about Andrew’s story is his company faced a unique challenge this past few months as 25 members of his team are based in Ukraine. He joins the podcast to talk about how his company has supported those team members and what he is learning about leadership and mental health from this experience.
    NineTwoThree.co
    NineTwoThree Blog

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

maddie@podcastingyou ,

Incredible podcast!

This podcast is a must listen for entrepreneurs everywhere! Sherry is an incredible host, both skilled and engaging, and each of her conversations with guests is truly insightful and inspiring.

Fgzbmz ,

Valuable and Entertaining

Great podcast on important and often overlooked topics for entrepreneurs. Helped me to connect with my craft from a different angle.

Arlie K ,

A breath of fresh air!

If you’re currently a founder or entrepreneur (or want to be one in the future), this podcast should be part of your weekly content diet. Sherry is fantastic - warm, knowledgeable, and engaging - and every episode is full of actionable takeaways that you can leverage to level up. A must listen!

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